Marriotts Ridge High School. Class of 2018 High School 101 for Parents. MRHS Administration and Student Services. Administration Dr. Kaufman Principal Ms. Franklin Assistant Principal Mr. Rahnama Assistant Principal Mr. Thomas Assistant Principal
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Marriotts Ridge High School Class of 2018 High School 101 for Parents
MRHS Administration and Student Services Administration • Dr. Kaufman Principal • Ms. Franklin Assistant Principal • Mr. Rahnama Assistant Principal • Mr. Thomas Assistant Principal • Mr. Brown Athletics and Activities Manager Counselors Ms. Won BSAP Representative • Ms. Dubbs Ms. Jennifer Mong • Ms. Ford International Achievement Liaison • Mr. Schwarz Ms. Angie Lee
Instructional Team Leaders • Social Studies Mark Dubbs • English April Valdesuso • World Languages Stacie Gado • Mathematics Donald Storr • Science Amanda Brady • Career Tech Education Lorene Cannella • Physical Education Kelly Brown • Performing Arts Terry Eberhardt • Special Education Program Christine Schmidt • Media Specialist John McDonald • Student Services Marjorie Ford • Ninth Grade Richard Malt • School Improvement Team Michelle Flynn • GT Resource Teacher Paul Eckert Parent Organizations Boosters Maureen Grote email@example.com PTSA Dave Brown firstname.lastname@example.org Music Foundation Cara Moulds email@example.com
Rich Malt9th Grade ITL Thank you for coming! We are looking forward to getting to know you and your student!
NINTH GRADE TEAM CONCEPT Mission Statement THE NINTH GRADE TEAM, ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE A FOUNDATION OF SUPPORT FOR ALL NINTH GRADERS, IS DEDICATED TO CREATING A PROGRAM WHERE ALL STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE NECESSARY SKILLS TO MAKE A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL.
Getting off to a good start at Marriotts Ridge High School • You have already started! • Get involved! • Get your student involved! • Communicate! • Use our resources!
Student Services - Counselors Mrs. Won Mrs. Dubbs Mrs. Ford Mr. Schwarz
Credit Requirements Service Learning Career Preparation High School Assessments
Program Choices Career & Technology Completer World Language Advanced Technology or or 4 credits 2 credits 2 credits
High School Assessments Students must pass each assessment to graduate. Assessments will be taken at the conclusion of the associated course.
What are the Career Academy options? Question 2
Insight into Career Academies Career Research & Development Child Development Academy Project Lead The Way Teacher Academy of Maryland
Mr. Cameron RahnamaAssistant Principal The Course Selection Process
How does my child select classes? Question 3
The Course Selection Process Teacher makes courserecommendation Student takes course request form home Parent reviews, signs and returns course request form School counselor reviews request form and forwards form to high school
Talk with your child about goals for the next four years. • Review course recommendations with your child and make the best decision for your child. • Take the most rigorous courses possible while enjoying other aspects of high school.
Course Placement Review Process
What is a typical academic schedule for a ninth grade student? Question 5
MRHS Schedule Regular Bell Schedule Break Bell Schedule
Weighted and Unweighted Grade Point Average (GPA) • Both weighted and unweighted GPA’s are reported on the transcript. • Weighted GPA is used for extracurricular activities, honor roll, and National Honor Society.
All students are expected to attend regularly in accordance with public school laws. • Any student with unlawful absences of more than 5% of the course may be considered for denial of credit.
What is academic eligibility? Question 9
Governs participation in all voluntary extracurricular activities. • Must maintain a 2.0 grade point average with no more than one failing grade for the marking period prior to the start of the activity. • All incoming 9th graders are academically eligible for fall extracurricular activities.
Cheerleading/ Dance/ Poms School Clubs School Plays/ Musicals Class Boards Extracurricular Activities Service Clubs Athletic Teams
Important Dates Private Schools Registration – February 26th & 27th. MRHS Visit for Incoming Freshmen on June 9th New Student Orientation in August
Department Locations English- Cafeteria Math- Cafteria Fine Arts- Auditorium Science- Chorus Room 102 World Languages- Dance Studio 103 Social Studies- Band Room 105 GT/Advanced Research – Staff Lounge (Cafeteria) Career & Technology - Rm. 121 Physical Education/Health- Mrs. Brown’s Room 116 Special Education- Student Services Conference Room Breakout Sessions
Information Session with individual curricular areas